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cameron.shorter at gmail.com
Tue May 6 07:07:34 EDT 2008
Please ignore my previous comment that news isn't current, it was ill
founded. I was actually thinking of the Community Spotlight section
which hasn't changed much recently.
Frank Warmerdam wrote:
> Cameron Shorter wrote:
>> Sound like sensible suggestions to me.
>> I also feel that news should be current, or not there are all.
>> One way to address this technically might be to harvest subset feeds
>> from planet.osgeo.org or slashgeo. Eg: People could tag their blogs
>> with "osgeonews" or similar.
> I'm not sure what you mean. Are you suggesting that the "News" area
> on the
> web site isn't current? It shows the last six items or so, and that
> normally represents 4-8 weeks of news items. That seems reasonably
> current to me!
> I'm not that keen on having the Planet blog entries appear directly on
> main page. We have limited control over them, and I'm not sure they will
> compact all that well into a spot like we have the news or spotlights in.
> However, I would like to see a "Blogs" item under OSGeo Community
> off to planet.osgeo.org. Does that satisfy your wish? I think
> planet.osgeo.org *is* our effort at collecting OSGeo related bloggers
> though currently it reports all items, not just OSGeo specific ones. So
> we also get to track Sean Gilles and Paul Ramseys garden progress.
> I've added the blog/planet issue to the agenda.
> Best regards,
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